Thai Traditional Monkfish Curry

Thai Traditional Monkfish Curry



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30 min


30 min

Fragrant, warming and delicious curry-tinged soup, lovely over rice. Adjust curry paste to increase or decrease heat. Curry paste is available in jars in Asian stores and the international aisle of many grocery stores. It is one of the best Asian recipes in South East Asia. Thai people prefer cooking this kind of healthy food for serving their family and friends. Let’s start to make this Thai recipes, Thai Traditional Monkfish Curry with me.


1 tablespoon peanut oil
1/2 sweet onion, finely chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
3 tablespoons red Thai curry paste
1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk
12 ounces monkfish, cut into cubes
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Directions to make Thai Traditional Monkfish Curry

  1. Heat peanut oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat.
  2. Stir in chopped onion, and cook until softened and translucent, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add red bell pepper and continue to cook for 3 to 5 more minutes, until softened.
  4. Stir in the curry paste and cook for 1 minute. Pour in the coconut milk and slowly bring to a simmer.
  5. Once coconut milk begins to simmer, stir in cubed monkfish, and simmer 7 to 10 minutes, or until the fish is firm and the center is no longer opaque.
  6. Stir in fish sauce, lime juice, and cilantro before serving.

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Related: Thai Pumpkin Coconut Curry with Chicken

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